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Posts from — August 2013

Filmfare covers from the 1950s

1957 madhubala-filmfare-1957-magazine2 (1)Click on Wide Screen’s Facebook page for a random collection of Filmfare covers from the 1950s, found from various sources online:



August 6, 2013   No Comments  

100 Years of Indian Cinema: Whose Cinema? Whose Centenary? – The Politics of Temporal Film Historiography

Forgetting, I would even go so far as to say historical error is a crucial
factor in the creation of a nation, which is why progress in historical
studies often constitutes a danger for [the principle of] nationality.
 —Ernest Renan,
Qu’est que c’est une nation? 

Quoting Ernest Renan, the famous British historian, Daniel Woolfe (2006), wrote not long ago that the national framework predominates in historiography and the temporal scope of the same is anchored along four premises. “…four variants of temporal scope. [Read more →]

August 5, 2013   1 Comment